Calendar: On Tour, On Stage

(updated 10/13/2017)

Claudia's SongShop (workshop in song interpretation) continues most Tuesday evenings at DePaul School of Music; occasional Saturdays in Hyde Park, and monthly sessions in Metro Detroit. Learn more at

OpenDoor (75K)FRIDAY, OCTOBER 27, 2017
8 PM to 10 PM
Après Paris. a concert to celebrate the Chicago Paris CABARET CONNEXION, a Report-back in Two Acts!
Wine, Women and Song headlined by Ty Cooper, Elizabeth Doyle and Claudia, with special guests Kat Victoria, Natalja Aicardi and Rebecca Toon; Jim Cox on bass.
Open Door Theater
902 Ridgeland, Oak Park, IL 60304
Easy access off the Eisenhower I-290 and via Blue Line.
$25. Box Office 708.386.5510 or

Fox Run of Novi, Michigan in the Belmont Clubhouse Derby Room

An Evening in Paris with Cabaret Singer Claudia Hommel, a French-inspired dinner show with Stefan Kukurugya at the piano. For residents and the first 10 guests who reserve soon. (Call Megan Smith at 248-668-8752 or email to Pay $25.00 each at the door.)

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Nov2017Front (108K)
3 PM to 4:30 PM
at the home of Ilene Lubell
Sneak Previews, SongShop’s first salon of the season features Arlene Armstrong, Dan Johnson, Lynda Gordon, Ruth Fuerst, and Bob Moreen at the piano. Ilene Lubell and Claudia Hommel will join in song.
Get a peek at recent and upcoming solo shows—
* Arlene's "Dedicated to Duke" audience at Davenport's didn't get enough, so come for the 15-minute encore!
* Dan brings us the men who love Gigi from Lerner & Loewe
* Lynda's ready to dazzle 'em
* Ruth's upcoming "You've got to be Kidding" puts political parodies and paradoxes front and center
The address by Fullerton & Clybourn will be sent to you upon confirmation of your reservation. RSVP here.
Doors open at 2:30. Light refreshments will be served. Suggested donation is $20. VIPs donating $30 or more get our special thanks.

5:00 to 8:30 PM
Drury Lane Theatre
100 Drury Lane, Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 Célébrez la Saison, a charity benefit for the Infant Welfare Society of Chicago
From the moment guests enter Drury Lane, their event experience will have a decidedly French flair. Highlighting the evening, French chanteuse Claudia Hommel will entertain attendees with a combination of French songs and Holiday favorites. Enjoy complimentary French martinis, as well as hors d'oeuvres, a crèpe station and a dessert bar that offer popular French delicacies.

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The Célébrez la Saison benefit includes a Silent Auction, Holiday Boutique shopping, and Preferred Raffle packages. Tickets are $55 in advance; $65 at the door. On-line reservations start October 16 at:



  • September 2018: a Cabaret InTourlude to France
  • October 27, 2018: Carnegie Library of Kewaunee gala festival celebrates France
  • November 2018 or January 2019: Chicago Paris Cabaret Connexion comes to Chicago